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Fashion Designer job description

A Fashion Designer is a creative professional who designs and creates clothing, accessories, and footwear. They research current trends, develop new styles, and oversee the production process. With expertise in design, conceptualization, and market analysis, they collaborate with teams to create fashionable clothing lines that align with business strategies.

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What is a Fashion Designer?

A Fashion Designer is a creative professional who designs and creates clothing, accessories, and footwear. They use their artistic skills to develop unique and fashionable designs for the fashion industry.

What does a Fashion Designer do?

A Fashion Designer is responsible for researching trends, creating design concepts, sketching designs, selecting fabrics and trims, and overseeing the production process. They collaborate with teams to bring their designs to life and ensure they align with the business strategy and current market trends. Ultimately, their role is to produce visually appealing and innovative fashion products.

Fashion Designer responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the research and development of new styles for an organization
  • Managing the design process from conception through to final styling
  • Conducting market research to identify new trends, fabrics and seek design inspiration

Job brief

We are seeking a talented Fashion Designer to join our team and lead the research and production of innovative clothing lines that align with current market trends.

As a Fashion Designer, you will have the exciting opportunity to travel to fashion events, analyze market data, and identify emerging fashion trends.

Collaborating with our team of skilled Designers and Marketers, you will translate these trends into captivating clothing products that resonate with our customers.

Your creative vision and expertise will play a crucial role in shaping our seasonal collections.

Join us in this dynamic role where you can showcase your passion for fashion and contribute to the success of our brand.


  • Collaborate with team members to select seasonal themes, make edits to lines and create new concepts
  • Ensure products are in agreement with business strategy
  • Select fabrics and trims
  • Create production sketches for development packages
  • Collaborate with a technical designer to ensure development packages are accurate

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Fashion Designer or similar role
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Adobe Illustrator
  • Availability to travel for research and product development
  • Ability to do sketches by hand
  • Excellent design and conceptual skills
  • A bachelor’s degree in design or fine arts is preferred
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as a Fashion Designer

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